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Pushkar Travel Guide: 11 Things to Do in Pushkar

Pushkar felt different. From the moment I arrived, it felt unlike anywhere else I had visited in Rajasthan. This is one of the oldest cities in India, and one of the holiest on the planet.  And yet, it felt so laid-back — laid-back for India, anyway. Pushkar is a beautiful small city, situated around a sacred lake, and has long been a major pilgrimage destination for Hindus. In the 1960s, however, Pushkar developed into a popular spot on the infamous Hippie Trail, and attracts just as many spiri...
Tags: Travel, Asia, India, Google Maps, Delhi, New Delhi, Jaipur, Rajasthan, Pushkar, Brahma, Buddha, Mahatma Gandhi, Ajmer, Udaipur, Brahma Temple, Kartik


Jaipur the Pink City and Jodhpur the Blue City

Time to move in from the Agra and explore Rajasthan known as the Golden Triangle.We boarded the train at 2.30 in the afternoon and just like before it left bang on time at 2.50pm. Could teach British Rail a thing or twoOut seat numbers were 34 a
Tags: Travel, Jaipur, Rajasthan, Agra, Jodhpur, Pink City, Blue City


Amber Fort and more

Spent a day sightseeing in Jaipur. Lots to see but little time so I am putting photos on but will re publish at a later date as too tired now but know a lot of family and friends what to keep up with us.More photos to follow too.
Tags: Travel, Jaipur


Luxury hotels in Rajasthan, India

No place in India exemplifies the spirit of monarchy and the splendor of royalty better than the state of Rajasthan. The very name contains royalty: Raja translates to “king” and sthan refers to “place” in Hindi and other Indian languages. When the British left India, there were about two dozen princely states in the region, which merged into the new Union of India, along with other princedoms around the country. The erstwhile royalty was allowed to retain their properties and was granted an...
Tags: Travel, India, Luxury Hotels, Jaipur, Rajasthan, All, Raja, Rajasthan India, La Pâtisserie, Northern India, Khurram, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Jehangir, Aravalli Hills, Jagmandir Island Palace


The Ultimate Guide to India’s Golden Triangle

The Golden Triangle is a popular tourist circuit in Northern India.  In fact, it’s the most popular part of the country for visitors. It encompasses the triangular region between New Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur, with every city located around 125 miles from the others.  These days, the Golden Triangle receives a bit of a mixed write-up and before I touched down in Delhi, I was fully expecting to be disappointed by my week there.  I’m not a fan of tourist-filled destinations, and I’d read plenty of a...
Tags: Travel, Google, Amazon, Asia, India, SIM, Dave, Ireland, Delhi, Mumbai, New Delhi, Airtel, Taj Mahal, Kerala, Jaipur, Rajasthan


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The Cost of Travel in India: A Detailed Budget Breakdown

India is one of the cheapest countries I’ve ever travelled to.  But not only that, it’s one of the best value places I’ve visited.  Value is important when it comes to travel. There’s no joy in spending $5 on a dorm bed if it’s frequented by cockroaches and dengue-carrying mosquitoes and leads to nothing but stress. Similarly, paying $100 a night for a basic guesthouse with few amenities is never going to be a highlight of any adventure.  In India, I couldn’t stop talking about how much value I ...
Tags: Travel, Uber, Asia, India, Dave, Delhi, New Delhi, Taj Mahal, Jaipur, Rajasthan, Pushkar, Camel, Agra, Bundi, Jodhpur, Kota


12 Reasons Why I Absolutely Loved Rajasthan

How to begin writing about my life-changing trip to Rajasthan? I’ve spent the past week wrestling with just that, trying to figure out which blog post to write first. I can’t remember taking a trip that blew my mind so much as my three weeks in Rajasthan did, and I’m both speechless and stumbling over sentences in a frantic desire to share just how wonderful this part of the world is.  I absolutely adored my time in India’s desert-filled state.  I think it’s best, then, to focus exactly on that,...
Tags: Travel, Asia, China, India, Qatar, Dave, Thailand, Unesco, Pakistan, Namibia, Jaipur, Rajasthan, Azores, Pushkar, Fort, Chittorgarh


December 2019: Travel Summary and Statistics

If you’ve been following along with my social media updates, you may have seen that I kicked off New Year’s Day with a sudden hospitalisation in New Zealand. After surviving one of the worst moments of my life, it feels surreal to now switch gears and turn my thoughts back to December.  Because December really was fantastic. It was one of the best travel months I’ve ever had. So let’s focus on that.  Riding the Indian rails was such a fun way to experience the country When I left you last...
Tags: Travel, Australia, India, Dave, Nepal, Kuala Lumpur, New Zealand, ATM, Bristol, South Pacific, Melbourne, Delhi, Christchurch, Omega, Jaipur, Rajasthan


The best places to travel in March, from Jaipur to Iceland

The best places to go on holiday this spring [Author: Estella Shardlow]
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The best places to travel to in March, from Jaipur to Iceland

The best places to go on holiday this spring [Author: Estella Shardlow]
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Aberhani Stepwells Fatehpur Sikri The Drive From Jaipur to Agra

We got an early start today probably too early as it was still dark and foggy when we arrived at Monkey Temple. We decided to have a look anyway as we were here though we couldnt see much. The place was filthy the ground covered in monkey poop and
Tags: Travel, Jaipur, Agra, Fatehpur Sikri, Aberhani Stepwells


The Colour History of Jaipur

Hariom was waiting outside for us at 8.30am this morning for another big day of sightseeing our last in Jaipur. First stop was the City Palace. Hawa Mahal or Palace of the Winds which we saw the first afternoon we were here is a wing of this palace.
Tags: Travel, Jaipur, Hariom


Stepwells Forts and Beautiful Fabrics Jaipur

For the next twelve days we have the luxury of our own private driver and car something weve been looking forward too. No more haggling with taxi and rickshaw drivers or airport runs for nearly two weeks...... BlissHariom was waiting outside the
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Direct Metro Rail Job Recruitment in Jaipur Metro Rail Corporation 2019-20

Direct Metro Rail Job Recruitment in Jaipur Metro Rail 2019-20 Online applications on prescribed format are invited from dynamic and motivated persons who possess the prescribed qualification for the following 39 Government Job vacancy posts in Jaipur Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. (JMRC) which is implementing Metro Rail Transit System in Jaipur (Rajasthan). (Advt. No:... Please Click on the Title to Read Full Details. [Author: [email protected] (Manisha)]
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Air Arabia Abu Dhabi files first routes including Jaipur

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi is the upcoming low-cost joint venture between two of the UAE airlines – Sharjah based Air Arabia and Abu Dhabi’s Etihad. The joint venture is one of the two new low-cost airlines being launched in the capital of the Emirates – the other being a joint venture between Wizz Air and … >>> To read the full story click on the headline above.
Tags: Aviation, Abu Dhabi, Etihad, Routes, Uae, Sharjah, Jaipur, Etihad Airways, Wizz Air, Air Arabia, Air Arabia Abu Dhabi


How Not to Spend a Day in Jaipur

It took less than a week in India for me to make my first mistake.  Despite researching for so long about how to make my time in the Golden Triangle the best ever, I still managed to screw up.  You see, when I began to read about Jaipur, I came to two realisations: there’s so much I want to see in this city, but I also don’t want to spend more than a day there. This traffic-clogged city sounded like somewhere I wouldn’t warm to, and yet, it had so many world-class attractions that I wanted to se...
Tags: Travel, India, Dave, Unesco, Victoria, Tripadvisor, Taj Mahal, Jaipur, Rajasthan, Agra, Don, Viator, Jantar Mantar, Hall of Mirrors, Pink City, City Palace


November 2019: Travel Summary and Statistics

Namaste from India! My friends, I finally got on the plane. I finally made it to my dream travel destination after years of planning and half a dozen cancelled trips.  Was it worth the wait? You bet it was! I’m absolutely in love with India and can’t believe it took me so long to get here.  But let’s start at the beginning of the month. I kicked off November doing much the same as I did last month: bouldering my heart out! It turns out that I am well and truly obsessed with climbing, and I’m s...
Tags: Travel, Google, India, SIM, Dave, Unesco, NHS, Pakistan, New Zealand, Bristol, South Pacific, Melbourne, Delhi, New Delhi, Gatwick Airport, Vanuatu


India: Penalty Rationalization Under FEMA - AZB & Partners

The recent ruling of the Appellate Tribunal for Foreign Exchange, New Delhi (Appellate Tribunal) in the matter of Jaipur IPL Cricket Private Limited and Ors. v. The Special Director Directorate
Tags: News, India, Partners, Jaipur, Ors


7 Under the Radar UNESCO World Heritage Sites I Love to Visit

I don’t normally make it the focus of my travels, if there’s an opportunity for me to visit a UNESCO World Heritage Site, I always make sure I stop. In 1972 the UN, through the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, began recognizing important sites around the world that they consider vital in order to maintain the cultural and natural heritage we have all inherited. Even though I haven’t even scratched the surface of visiting the more than 1,000 sites in every corner of the planet, I have been to qu...
Tags: Travel, France, Africa, Unesco, South Africa, Cape Town, Un, Norway, Western Australia, Duke, Unesco World Heritage Sites, Destinations, Indian Ocean, Jaipur, Top Travel Tips, Shark Bay


Pushkar: Beyond Fairs and Festivities

The sun was about to set and it spread its golden glow all over the sky. There were people who soaked themselves in the surrounding serenity, couples who enjoyed their moments, kids ran everywhere, a juggler entertained the people, a dancer enjoyed the trance music, a few performed yoga, cows strolled around and there were photographers who captured each of these frames.  That’s how tranquil my evenings were in Pushkar. This small town in Rajastahan comes alive during the yearly Pushkar fe...
Tags: Travel, India, Travels, Jaipur, Rajasthan, Pushkar, Brahma, Laxmi, Shiva, South India, Ajmer, Ramanujan, Motorcycle Diaries, Savitri, R Niranjan Das, Pilgrimages


Places to visit and things to do in Bikaner

If one makes a list of must visit places in the state of Rajasthan, Bikaner might struggle to make it to that list. Bikaner might lack the exuberance of Jaisalmer, the hues of Jodhpur, the vibrancy of Udaipur, the festivities of Pushkar or the popularity of Jaipur. However, the city which was once the capital of the princely state of Bikaner was founded in late 15th century by Rao Bika, who was until then a member of the Jodhpur royal family. Structures such as the fort, palaces and other...
Tags: Travel, India, Travels, Jaipur, Rajasthan, Agra, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Motorcycle Diaries, Durga, Ganga, Karni, Jaisalmer, R Niranjan Das, Heritages, Niranjan Das


Faculty Teaching and Non-Teaching Vacancy Recruitment in National Institute of Ayurveda 2019

Teaching and Non-Teaching Vacancy Recruitment in National Institute of Ayurveda 2019 Applications are invited the prescribed Format for the following Teaching Faculty Sarkari Naukri Vacancy in National Institute of Ayurveda (NIA) at Jaipur (Rajasthan) (Advt. No. 2/2019). Government Jobs in National Institute of Ayurveda Jaipur NIA Jaipur Teaching Non-Teaching 2019 Vacancies Associate... Please Click on the Title to Read Full Details. [Author: [email protected] (Manisha)]
Tags: Jobs, Medical, Library, Accountant, Officer, Assistant, Jaipur, Rajasthan, Lecturer, Institute, Faculty, Manisha, Ayurveda, Librarian, Registrar, Physiotherapist


Solo Female Travel in India — Is it Safe?

Solo female travel to India is much more popular than you might think. In some ways, India is actually a very good destination for solo female travel, despite all the warnings and dire media reports. I’ve spent many years traveling solo in India, and I now live there – in Rishikesh, which is an ideal destination for a solo female traveler interested in Yoga. (It’s called the Yoga capital of the world!) Having said that, I know that as much as I love India, and the adventure of traveling there, ...
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Northern India Beyond the Golden Triangle: An Experiential Guide

When travelers consider northern India, thoughts run to the Golden Triangle, the popular India tourist circuit of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. While we appreciate the appeal of sights like the Taj Mahal, there is much more to experience in northern India — without the crowds, scams and hustle of being on the tourist path. Golden Temple at dawn, Amritsar. That’s where some of the lesser known places in northern India like Amritsar, Dharamshala and McLeod Ganj, and Shimla come in. These destina...
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Ajmer: Dargah and Beyond

The namaz (prayer time) was over and the road which until that moment was filled with people offering prayers, eased up a little. I still had to rub shoulders and make my way through the crowded road that led to the shrine. I went past numerous shops and stalls selling myriad items such as flowers, caps, fabrics, snacks, sweets, tea etc. A waft of the fresh flowers and incense sticks from the shops took me further ahead to the entrance of Dargah Sharif in Ajmer. While I visited the Darga...
Tags: Travel, Delhi, Jain, Jaipur, Rajasthan, Ahmedabad, Urs, Ajmer, Aravalli, Mughal, Akbari, Shah Jahan, Jainism, Chauhan, R Niranjan Das, Niranjan Das


10 of the world’s best city views: readers’ travel tips

These stunning viewpoints put the fun into funiculars and the drama into panorama – and many have art, bars and cafes to enjoy, tooNahargarh Fort sprawls around a rocky outcrop above the Pink City of Jaipur in Rajasthan province. Take a rickshaw up the hairpin road or go in the evening and tackle the stiff 20-minute hike up the path from the city’s northern edge. Wander the extensive battlements and find an empty rampart or dome-covered lookout for incredible views over the constant tumult of Ja...
Tags: Travel, City Breaks, Top 10s, Weekend Breaks, Short breaks, Jaipur, Rajasthan, Pink City, Padao Cafe


The 5 Best Places to Visit in Rajasthan – India Travel

The royal land of Kings Rajasthan is the vibrant and multi-colored state of the northern part of India. The fate of Rajasthan is known for its great hospitality with royalty representing the sophisticated lifestyles of the Maharajas and Maharanis in earlier times. This lively state is dotted with different monuments, lively forts, sparkling palaces and much more, as well as the pride of the past and our heritage.Being one of the most visited tourist destination of the north India tour, Rajasthan...
Tags: Travel, Sponsored, India, Jaipur, Rajasthan, Jodhpur, Sharif, Persia, Ajmer, India Travel, Udaipur, Lake Palace, Pink City, Maharaja Umaid Singh, Rajputana, Hawa Mahal


Mithali Raj, Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandhana to lead in Women's T20 exhibition matches

Three teams will contest the event this year, with Jaipur to host all four matches
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Jaipur, Mithali Raj Harmanpreet Kaur Smriti Mandhana


IICD Jaipur Recruitment - Faculty Vacancy 2019

Faculty vacancy recruitment in IICD Jaipur   The Indian Institute of Crafts & Design (IICD), Jaipur (Rajasthan) has been set-up by the Government of Rajasthan as an autonomous Institute of excellence with a national mandate to act as a catalyst in the craft sector. Presently, it is being managed by Ambuja Educational Institute, Kolkata in Public Private Partnership. IICD Jaipur... Please Click on the Title to Read Full Details. [Author: [email protected] (Manisha)]
Tags: Design, Jobs, Craft, Professor, Jaipur, Rajasthan, Institute, Faculty, Manisha, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, IICD, Indian Institute of Crafts Design IICD, Jaipur Rajasthan, IICD Jaipur Recruitment Faculty